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Refunds & Direct Deposit Information

Students who have an eligible credit balance on their Campus Connection account can choose to receive refunds in two ways:

Direct deposit to personal checking or savings account (Recommended)

  1. Log into Campus Connection
  2. Click on the Financial Account tile
  3. Select Direct Deposit, then choose WSC
  4. Follow the steps to set up your direct deposit bank option

Refund Check

  • Students will receive an e-mail notification at when a refund check is available.
  • The first credit refund for Fall 2023 will be available by the end of business on September 8, 2023. 
  • The first credit refund for Spring 2024 will be available by the end of business on January 26, 2024 .
  • Checks not picked up 10 days after processing will be mailed to the student's home address on file.
  • Please make sure to update your home address on Campus Connection.

Students with balances owed will not receive their financial aid check until the debt is paid in full.

Important Dates

Fall 2023 Semester
Disbursement of Financial Aid: Septbember 5, 2023 (see note below)
Fee Payment deadline: September 6, 2023
Distribution of credit refund checks: September 8, 2023

Winter session/Spring 2024 Semester
Disbursement of Financial Aid: January 23, 2024 (see note below)
Fee Payment deadline: January 24, 2024
Distribution of credit refund checks: January 26, 2024

*After the first disbursement of refund checks, typically any additional refund checks will run every Thursday or Friday.  Students will be notified by email when checks/direct deposit is ready.

Special Note: If you are a new federal loan borrower or spring only loan borrower, your federal loan(s) disburse on a different schedule, please contact the Financial Aid office for more information at 701-774-4248 or email 

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